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“I’m Not Listening!: The Best Way to Get Your Team to Hear Your Feedback thumbnail

“John” and I had spent the better part of the hour talking about what his direct report, “Janis,” needed to be a more effective manager. Bless her heart, Janis had a hard time accepting feedback. If she didn’t improve, her job was on the line, but we didn’t want to put it that way. At least not yet. We isolated the behaviors and built a solid developmental path forward. As we